I'm that guy with the little notebook. The one that tends to trail
off in mid-sentence and then jot down an idea. I'm a story
collector, and I'm always interested in hearing someone's
Put less poetically, I'm a struggling artist just trying to make
the ends shake hands every now and again. Clean cut with an
occasional vice, I've got a slew of odd hobbies that bring me into
contact with a wide variety of people. But there's always room for
one or two more.
I am cynical, anachronistic, and determined
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a literary mercenary, and I'm just doing my time in the
trenches. My blog, The Literary Mercenary, is where I talk more
about this. Check it out if you're curious,
For people who are genuinely curious about this part and who would
like to know more, check out the FB page on the subject,
or just type my
name into Barnes and Noble or Amazon. You'll find me.
I’m really good at
Writing, tale spinning, planning out specifics for trips and
evenings, and fencing. The last is one of my favorites.
The first things people usually notice about me
Usually, it's my hat. Other than that, not sure. Unless it's a kilt
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Currently wading through the Song of Ice and Fire. I'm a fan of the
way Tim Curry reads "Crouch End", and anything that gets my blood
pounding is a positive thing. I don't have TV service, and I'm a
hard sell on most series. For my food I tend to stick to things
that were once ambulatory.
The six things I could never do without
Work, travel, friends, release valves, and my goals. Yeah it's only
five, use your imagination.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Why so many authors devote so much time and efforts to cramming in
saccharine romance where it doesn't belong.
On a typical Friday night I am
It's a variable time frame.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a really unfortunate habit that I've never managed to break.
I will answer any question, if it's actually directed towards
specific information. I'm not being evasive on purpose, it's just
that if you want to know more, you should ask.
You should message me if
If you're a writer, and you want to talk shop. There is a shortage
of professionally-minded creative types in this area, and I'm
always up for meeting more.
If you have any questions you think I could answer, or if there's
some way I could help out. Generally speaking I like to be
You want to chat with me, and find out more about what's going on
with the other side of the screen.